Connie Pearson is an Alabama-based freelance travel and food writer and blogger with over 150 articles published online and in print. Her personal blog There Goes Connie covers both travel and inspiration. In her earlier years, she was a public school music educator and then a missionary in Ecuador. Her book Telling It On the Mountain: 52 Days in the Life of an Improbable Missionary chronicles her years in South America. Connie and her husband have 3 married children and 13 grandchildren. She has traveled with her husband to many parts of the world doing mission work, but the pair are now making Bucket List trips and exploring their beloved South in depth.